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September, 2017

  • 11 September

    West Nile Virus Cases Double Last Week

    A total of six new cases of West Nile Virus confirmed over the past week has brought the total number of cases in El Paso to 11 so far this season. “We need to remember …

  • 10 September

    TxDoT, GO10 Closures for Week of September 10th

    From 3 am Sunday morning to 6am Monday, I-10 Westbound at Executive Center was closed to allow Go10 crews to complete work on the westbound lanes; for almost 27 hours crews labored to finish the …

  • 7 September

    Your City in 5: Week Ending September 8th

    In this edition of YCI5, Your host Rick Isaias brings you the latest information on • Update on El Paso’s relief efforts from Hurricane Harvey • Preparedness Expo • Completion of the Carolina Bridge • …

  • 7 September

    2017 Community Preparedness Expo Set for Saturday

    The City of El Paso Department of Public Health and emergency response partners invite the community to celebrate “National Preparedness Month” by participating in the 2017 Community Preparedness Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on …

  • 7 September

    Sun Metro Offers Park+Ride to UTEP-Houston Rice Game

    Sun Metro is once again offering the Park+Ride service to and from the Sun Bowl stadium to watch UTEP Miner Football this season. All fans need to do is visit one of Sun Metro’s six …

  • 7 September

    City of El Paso Tax Office Launches “Ask Laura”

    The City of El Paso Tax Office, in partnership with the Purchasing and Strategic Sourcing Department, launched virtual information officer “Ask Laura,” an interactive online avatar on the Tax Office webpage. “Ask Laura” will assist …

  • 7 September

    State Of The Art Orthopedic Table Purchased By UMC Foundation

    70-year-old Alamogordo, New Mexico resident Steven Dutton was riding his dirt bike, when he hit a yucca tree with his handlebars and lost control of his bike. Steven fell over a 20-foot cliff and landed …

  • 6 September

    Video+Story: September is National Library Card Signup Month

    September is “Library Card Signup Month,” and the El Paso Public Library encourages parents to equip their children with a library card, the most important school supply of all. Library cards are free for El …

  • 5 September

    Heidi Taboada Named Engineering Associate Dean

    Theresa A. Maldonado, Ph.D., dean of UTEP’s College of Engineering, has appointed Heidi A. Taboada, Ph.D., as the associate dean for research and graduate studies. Taboada joined The University of Texas at El Paso in …

  • 5 September

    Community and Human Development to host Neighborhood Summit

    The City of El Paso Community and Human Development Department invites neighborhood associations and the community to attend the 13th Annual Neighborhood Summit from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 9, at the YISD …

  • 5 September

    City’s Purchasing and Strategic Sourcing Department Honored

    The City of El Paso is pleased to announce that the Purchasing and Strategic Sourcing Department received the ProcureCon EPIC “Innovator of the Year Award” for its EP MarketPlace. The EP MarketPlace is a City …

  • 5 September

    El Paso Coyotes Arena Soccer to Host Tryouts for Dance Team

    The El Paso Coyotes, in coordination with LAT Studio dance company, will be hosting tryouts for the professional arena soccer team’s dance squad at 9 a.m. Saturday, September 9. Tryouts will be held at LAT …

  • 4 September

    Joint Hurricane Harvey Military Operations Enter New Phase of Relief Efforts

    AUSTIN –The Texas Military Department, alongside National Guard personnel from across the country and our active duty military partners, is transitioning to the critical life support and logistics support phase of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. “As …

  • 2 September

    EPFD, Health Department Announce September Dates for Free Flu Vaccines

    The program “Vaccinations for Health” that teams up the El Paso Fire Department with the El Paso Health Department to provide free influenza, blood pressure and glucose screenings to patients 18 and older, and pneumonia …

  • 2 September

    TxDoT, GO10 Closures Week of September 5th

    With the halfway mark on the Go10 project in the rearview mirror, crews continue to pick up speed with the rest of the project ahead of them. Listed below are the closures for this week, …